Dec 29, 2012 1:35am PST
views of the city and it's treacherous surf. this stretch of coastline is where a man and child were swept to sea and drowned. they were found floating under the golden gate bridge. late this afternoon, around 4:00, a third person, who was also taken out by the waves, was able to get out of the surf and call 911. >> rescue units shortly arrived within 25 minutes and recovered two bodies, one male adult and one child. >> reporter: the water, a chilly 53 degrees. there was a high surf advisory today. he says the beach is popular for fishing and picnicking. it's also dangerous. when the victims went in, it was getting dark. >> we do have 14 lifeguards, seasonal lifeguards on staff, for just these reasons. last year, they conducted over 70 saves. >> reporter: but no rescue tonight. the bodies were recovered and taken to fort baker. now an investigation into the deaths begin. >> our national parks are beautiful but they're unforgiving. >> reporter: and the names of the victims have not been released, but officials tell me they were relatives. >>> new at 11, a two-alarm fire burns out one
Dec 26, 2012 1:35am PST
: christmas eve residents returned while crews with the city worked through the night on repairs. wheeling in truckloads of sandbags. by christmas day hundreds lined the levee as more rain set in. even more sandbags were seen stacked outside of homes mixed in with holiday decorations. >> how high tide is coming. >> kids wake up thinking they'll have to help their parents clean out their front yards and clean up the cars. they want to go outside and play with their gifts. >> reporter: people who live in this house were forced to spend christmas away from home. their house is unsafe because electrical outlets were affected. today they stayed low. the city is working with engineers on a long term solution and a project to increase the capacity of the creek should begin next year. until then, residents will be keeping a close eye on the levee. >> we had a bad christmas. so we was ready to let it go and not think about it any more. move on with life. >> aside from the sandbags crews excavated the areas around the leaks and refilled them. behind me is the creek. we've been keeping a cl
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
. like many cities in the bay area, residential burglaries are on the rise and have been for quite a while. >> reporter: a helicopter and search dog were unable to locate the suspects. and officers have only a vague description of the three men. however, they were able to recover some of the personal effects that were stolen. they were dropped during the chase. live in antioch, christin ayers, cbs 5, we are following a developing story in the east bay. police are investigating a shooting at the pittsburg-bay point bart station. now, bart authorities say they got the first call just before 7:00 tonight. they found the victim in the parking lot. he was taken to john muir medical center in walnut creek with life-threatening injuries. bart police have not released any information on the victim or possible suspects. the shooting investigation caused major delays for bart riders. >>> crime in oakland is out of control. but tonight, health is on the way. a former big city police chief has been hired to offer the city some solutions. cbs 5 reporter linda yee on the man who brings coast-to-co
Dec 31, 2012 11:00pm PST
36. we do have partly cloudy conditions in redwood city. temperature span at midnight, 35 to 49 with a few clouds from town to town. otherwise, tonight, overnight we'll dip down below freezing. throughout santa rosa. colder night slated for tomorrow. we'll have the details, coming up. >>> the city of oakland doesn't want this new year's to be a repeat of last year. christin ayers says police have a two-word message for partyers. no guns. >> we thought we were in a fire zone. >> reporter: john is talking about the sound of automatic celebratory gunfire every new year's eve. this year, he has a plan. >> i will be going in four hours before the gunfire starts. >> reporter: the new year's eve gunfire is documented in youtube videos, year after year. >> happy new year and happy holidays! >> reporter: this video shows a shooter who claims to be in east oakland, firing round after round from what appears to be a shotgun. but oakland police chief howard jordan insists this year will be different. >> we actually have a team of officer dedicated solely to respond to gunfire call in the city to
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
to the levy. we have city crews, county crews, engineers, and volunteers, all on scene, helping to make this happen so that residents in this neighborhood can have a safe christmas where they will not have to worry about that levy. reporting live in east palo alto. >>> a beautiful break in the weather today, but more rain is on the way. >> brian? >> not a thing to be seen at this time but that will change about midday tomorrow. but there is good news with this storm, because that low is mostly up off the queen charlottes in british columbia and that energy is too far away to do nearly as much as it did yesterday. we expect a mostly cloudy start to the day on christmas. then rain will spread south, but it is not going to be as bad as yesterday. the forecast models put about a half inch of rain in this. it will be not nearly as windy as it was yesterday. all the details coming up when we have kind of an unusual weather forecast in just a few minutes. >> we'll see you then. >>> police say a man was hit just after 5:00 as he was crossing broadway. the car cars were racing when the man
Jan 1, 2013 1:35am PST
do have partly cloudy conditions in redwood city. temperatures at midnight 35 to 45 degrees with few clouds from town to town. overnight we'll dip down below freezing and tonight santa rosa. colder nights slated for tomorrow. we'll have those details coming up later on. liz. >> all right, roberta, thank you. >>> chris nare says police have a two word message for partyers, no guns. >> you could hear enough fire that you thought you were in a fire zone. >> reporter: john sykes talking about the sound of celebratory fireworks every new year's eve. this year he has a plan. >> i will be going in four hours before the gunfire starts. >> reporter: the new year's eve gunfire is documented in celebrations year after year. >> happy new year, happy holidays. >> this video from 2011 thoughs a shooter who claims to be in east oakland. firing round after round from what appears to be a shotgun. but oakland police chief howard jordan says this year will be different. >> we actually have a team of officers dedicated by supervisor, by one sergeant solely respond to gunfire faults in the city tonight.
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
bay area are proving to be a big hit. in los angeles, city officials moved up the date of the city's annual buy-back program following the newtown shooting. handguns are good for $100 grocery gift cards. even those turning guns in don't think it will change much. >> they think might is right. that's just how it's always been. something i don't think you can unlearn in a short time. >> l.a. police say they have taken back more than 8,000 weapons over the last three years. critics say most of the weapons turned in are either old or broken and wouldn't be used in a crime anyway. >>> president obama will spend the night aboard air force 1, making a red eye trip to washington. with the fiscal cliff deadline less than a week away. what it all means for your paycheck. >> reporter: as the president wrapped up his vacation, federal workers trickled back into the nation's capitol. but the only people who can avert the fiscal cliff, members of the house and senate, have not returned. in just six days, a 2% payroll tax is set to expire, along with the bush-era tax cuts, shrinking the average per
Dec 25, 2012 1:35am PST
an east bay city. richmond's homicide rate is down and the city is no longer on the most dangerous list. this year, 18 people were killed. but three years ago, that number was 45. in fact, this year's is the lowest homicide rate richmond has seen since 2001. >>> now a very special christmas holiday forecast from bryan. >> twaz the night before christmas and all through the bay, the rains had retreated, at least for the day. the storms that were on the coast all week long, now have retreated off oregon, where they belong. and in the midwest with bitter winds blowing, where you're shoveling, plowing, raining, snowing. we watched how you struggled to simply survive. it was freezing here too. about 55. all that bad weather made everyone wait. but tonight there's few clouds and therefore no rain. there's something on radar that's hard to explain. it left from the poles and its traveling the globe. and it looks like the jolly old red elf of old. while children can nestle all snug in their beds, if we blow this forecast, we're better off dead. more rain on the way and no way to change it.